Quality Assurance Specialist - 7 Years of Experience


Quality Assurance Specialist

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Summary * Expert in writing and executing Test Plan, Test cases, Test Scenarios, Test Scripts. * Experienced in gathering and documenting business requirements from client. * Experienced in performing Functional, Sanity, Integration, System, Regression, User Acceptance. * Proficient in using different databases including Oracle 10g, SQL Server, Informix, DB2 and MS Access. * Experienced in using test management and bug reporting tools including Quality Center, Test Director, Clear Quest. * Involved in testing task estimations, review checklists preparation. * Developed automation test scripts using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) for creating standard, text, and bitmap, page, and database checkpoints. * Tracked defects, prepared defect matrices, defect summary report and followed issues to completion. * Prepared Requirement traceability matrix, Test data requirements, Test strategy, Test reports. * Involved in establishing QA process and reviewing processes. * Actively participated in all phases of the testing cycle including reviews and project status meetings. * Performed system testing of the application in UNIX and Windows Environment. * Skilled in adapting to rapidly changing work environments. Employer dedication. Excel at testing from a customer's mind set. * Solid understanding of Software Development Life cycle and testing processes. * Experienced in HP Quality Center, Quick Test Pro. * Expert in Manual and Automated Testing from the clients/end user's point of view. Experienced with HP ALM/ HP Quality Center Administration (Domain creation, Project Creation, User Creation, maintain user authentication, Allocation of projects to users). * Expertise on assigning the Test Cases to the Test Sets in HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). Experienced with assigning the Requirements to the Test Cases in HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). * Identified the Test Cases to be automated and generated the automated scripts using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT). * Performed data driven testing and Regression testing using HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT). * Inserted synchronization points to solve timing problem between test and application. * Experience to eliminate redundant pop up messages to cut down script run times using recovery scenarios in HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT). * Accessed data from Oracle database using SQL scripts. * Validated reports developed using Crystal Reports. * Performed defect tracking for the bugs in the application that included documentation, tracking and re-validating defects that helped developers to track the problem and resolve the technical issues. * Involved in Preparing test plans and prepared the test cases and test scripts. * Responsible for creating and executing test cases for System, Integration, Regression and End-to-End, User acceptance testing of the Application. * Executed the tests manually to verify the application functionality. * Used Quality Center for error (defects) reporting and communicating between developers, product support and test team members. * Extensively used QTP for creating automated scripts for GUI, Functional and Regression test of AUT. * Conducted System testing to ensure the system functions will meet the business needs and establishment of preliminary work instructions. * Verified and closed bug reports once they are resolved. Environment: Windows XP, UNIX, IIS, Oracle, TOAD, MS SQL, JIRA, MS Visual Studio .NET, MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, HTML, XML, JavaScript Bank of America Charlotte, North Carolina Role: Software Tester February 2010 to April 2012 Responsibilities: * Analyzed and defined clients' needs and requirements for the software, defined the quality assurance objectives. * Created and executed Test Plans, Test cases for the project performance, functional, regression, verification, acceptance, GUI and usability tests. * Developed Automated Test Scripts to perform Functional Testing. * Enhanced the recorded scripts to resolve synchronization. Enhanced recorded test scripts using Checkpoints, Synchronization, parameterization. * Strong Experience Atlassian tool administration knowledge on JIRA and Confluence. * Strong Experience JIRA Administrator with experience customizing JIRA projects with various schemas, complex workflows, screen schemes, permission schemes, and notification schemes required and users while working in a JIRA environment. * Strong Ability to construct custom dashboards using various filter types in JIRA. * Experience Work with JIRA filters, reporting, dashboards, workflows, fields, and JIRA administration. * Strong Ability to write custom JQL (Jira Query Language). * Strong Ability to construct Confluence pages and integrate JIRA projects with Confluence pages. * Strong Experience in performing Atlassian installations, migrations, and plugin installation. * Experience Engage with end-users to capture and document functional and operational requirements. * Implemented procedures for making QA and development more efficient. * Worked on SQL and PL/SQL and performed backend validations. * Performed backend testing on Oracle, executed various DDL and DML statement. * Reported software anomalies and defects using ClearQuest Bug Tracking system. * Replicated the problem and created replication log. * Updated the SR (Service Request) database. * Updated the SR tracking system using Rational ClearQuest. * Entered requirements in Rational RequisitePro. * Closed the SR and created Patch promotion. * Created the test data and scheduled the test execution. Environment: JAVA, C++, C#, SQL Server 2003 / 2005, Quick Test Pro (QTP), ClearQuesr, RequisitePro, TestManager, Windows.





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